Student of the week: Claire Langenderfer

Central Catholic High School

Claire Langenderfer
Claire Langenderfer


School subject: IB English

Extracurricular activities: Marching band, pit orchestra, Environmental Club

Hobbies: Knitting, reading, running, watching movies, yoga

Car: 2004 Saturn Ion

Store: Old Navy

Musical artist: The Killers

Movie: Mulan, Skyfall

TV shows: The Big Bang Theory, Avatar: The Last Airbender


Cafeteria food must-have: French fries

Last book read that wasn’t required: The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King

Pet peeve: When people pick their nails.

Person most admired: Mohandas Gandhi

Person I’d like to meet: Daniel Craig

Items always in my locker: A calendar

First job: Babysitting

Top accomplishment: Learning to ride a unicycle, traveling to Italy and China


After-graduation plans: I hope to find a job over the summer while also spending time with my friends. Above all, I hope to just be able to relax before heading off to college.

Career goal: I plan on earning a master’s degree in biomedical engineering. Then I would like to work on creating new types of prosthetics while also taking time to travel. Eventually, I want to create the first Iron Man suit.

Quote from teacher: “Claire is a quiet leader who serves as an excellent role model to others,” said Christine Maseman, school counselor. “She is a dedicated and gifted student who continually challenges herself academically. Most importantly, she is a young lady of character and integrity.”

— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.